December 18, 2015 09:00 ET

The Hateful Eight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Featuring Original Compositions From the World-Renowned Composer Ennio Morricone Out Today via Legendary Decca Records

The Hateful Eight in Theatres Christmas Day

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2015) - Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight original motion picture soundtrack is available for purchase worldwide today via Decca Records. The Hateful Eight film will be released on December 25, 2015 screening exclusively in glorious Ultra Panavision 70 mm film and will open wide on December 31, 2015.

To celebrate the historic launch of The Hateful Eight score, Tarantino and Morricone met last week for a legendary event at Abbey Road Studios. Tarantino and actors Kurt Russell and Walton Goggins watched as Morricone conducted the Czech National Symphony Orchestra in a live recording of music from The Hateful Eight, cut to vinyl. While they were at Abbey Road, Morricone, Tarantino, Russell, Goggins and the orchestra signed the famous wall outside Abbey Road, which had been covered in The Hateful Eight artwork. Just hours later, Morricone's score for The Hateful Eight was nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Original Score category.

To purchase Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, visit Those who order at will have the opportunity to receive one of the 1000 limited edition direct to vinyl pressings of selections from The Hateful Eight as a gift with the purchase of the soundtrack bundle, while supplies last.

Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features original compositions from world-renowned, award-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone. While Tarantino is a lifelong fan of Morricone's work and has used his music in his past five films, this historic collaboration marks the first time Morricone has recorded original score music specifically for one of Tarantino's films. It is also the first time Morricone has scored a Western film in over 40 years, since the release of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.

Written and directed by Academy Award®-winner Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight is produced by Richard N. Gladstein, Stacey Sher, and Shannon McIntosh. The executive producers are Georgia Kacandes, Harvey Weinstein, and Bob Weinstein.